MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday evening that forward Andreas Engqvist has been recalled from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs. Engqvist participated in Tuesday’s game against the Lake Erie Monsters.
Assigned to the Bulldogs on December 5 the 6’01’’ and 201 lbs centre ranks second on the Bulldogs in scoring with 23 points (13 goals, 10 assists) in 27 games this season. Five of his goals were scored on the powerplay. Engqvist registered 63 shots on goal and displays a team-leading +9 plus/minus differential.
In eight games with the Canadiens this season, Engqvist, 24, maintained a +1 plus/minus differential, recorded four blocked shots and five hits, while averaging 6:24 of ice time per game.
The Stockholm-born forward Engqvist signed with the Canadiens as a free agent on July 13, 2009.
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